podcast June 4, 2021

Podcast 344: Don’t build it – advice on civic tech

We chat with Innocent Ndubuisi-Obi and Luke Jordan about the unique challenges you face when trying to solve civic problems with software.
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We chat with Innocent Ndubuisi-Obi and Luke Jordan about the unique challenges you face when trying to solve civic problems with software. From mesh networks to USSD messaging protocols, they share lessons learned and the tools they would recommend for developers looking to make an impact in their community.

Innocent is  a research associate at the MIT Gov /Lab. You can find him on Twitter here.

Luke is the Founder and Executive Director of the civic technology organization Grassroot, as a practitioner-in-residence in 2021. You can follow him on Twitter here.

Our lifeboat of the week goes to John Rotenstein, who explained: Why some services are called “AWS XXX” and the others “Amazon XXX”.

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